Dr. Gang Li's main research interest is the development of statistical methodology in survival analysis, longitudinal modeling, design and analysis of clinical trials, nonparametric/semiparametric inference, evaluation of medical diagnostic tests and medical imaging. Li collaborates extensively in cancer research including basic, translational and population research, as well as clinical trials for pancreatic cancer, prostate cancer, skin cancer and other cancers. Li is an Elected Fellow of the Institute of Mathematical Statistics, the American Statistical Association and the Royal Statistical Society and an Elected Member of the International Statistical Institute.
Selected Cancer-Related Publications:
Shuch B, Said J, LaRochelle JC, Zhou Y, Li G, Klatte T, Pouliot F, Kabbinavar FF, Belldegrun AS, Pantuck AJ. Histologic evaluation of metastases in renal cell carcinoma with sarcomatoid transformation and its implications for systemic therapy. Cancer. 2010 Feb 1;116(3):616-24.
Joseph S, Li G, Lindholm E, Zhou Y, Go VL, Vinik AI, O'Dorisio TM, Mamikunian G, Woltering EA. A prospective trial on the effect of body mass index and sex on plasma octreotide levels in patients undergoing long-term octreotide LAR therapy. Pancreas. 2010 Oct;39(7):964-6.
Shuch B, Said J, La Rochelle JC, Zhou Y, Li G, Klatte T, Kabbinaavar FF, Pantuck AJ, Belldegrun AS. Cytoreductive nephrectomy for kidney cancer with sarcomatoid histology--is up-front resection indicated and, if not, is it avoidable? J Urol. 2009 Nov;182(5):2164-71. Epub 2009 Sep 16.
Woltering EA, Salvo VA, O'Dorisio TM, Lyons J 3rd, Li G, Zhou Y, Seward JR, Go VL, Vinik AI, Mamikunian P, Mamikunian G. Clinical value of monitoring plasma octreotide levels during chronic octreotide long-acting repeatable therapy in carcinoid patients. Pancreas. 2008 Jul;37(1):94-100.
Chuang SC, Chen W, Hashibe M, Li G, Zhang ZF. Survival rates of invasive breast cancer among ethnic Chinese women born in East Asia and the United States. Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2006 Apr-Jun;7(2):221-6.